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Merrill Lynch Much More Optimistic for Upside in Major Utilities in 2019 and Beyond

Many investors flocked into the utility sector during and after the Great Recession. After all, this was a safety and defensive investing strategy, first and foremost. But the sector also ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amex, Dick’s, Dominion Energy, Grubhub, Intel, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Nvidia, Total and More

Stocks were looking to open marginally lower on Thursday after a 600-point rally of the Dow Jones industrials on Wednesday. Federal Reserve Chair Powell dialing down his hawkish tone and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alkermes, Cigna, International Paper, Medtronic, Tesla, Western Digital and More

The futures traded higher again Wednesday morning, perhaps in part because of the fact that the Russell 2000 hit an all-time high on Tuesday. That is a move that no ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Celgene, Cypress Semi, Intuit, KemPharm, Oasis Petroleum, Rio Tinto, Shake Shack and More

Stocks were up earlier this week, but fresh warnings that a North Korea summit might not actually happen in June weighed on the indexes on Wednesday. The trend of buying ...
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Top Analysts Upgrade and Downgrades: Apple, Express Scripts, Facebook, Gap, Intel, Schlumberger and More

Last week ended with a furious rally that pushed the indexes back into positive territory for 2016, after the sell-off that started the year had moved stocks into correction territory ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Celladon, Newmont, 3D Systems, Twitter, Disney and More

Stocks were indicated slightly higher on Monday morning after a solid week put the markets within striking distance of all-time highs again. If there is one trend that has remained ...
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Companies Paying the Least in Taxes

As Washington tries to find its way out of increasing debt, the debate continues over whether American companies should pay more or less in taxes. Meanwhile, some of the largest ...
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Utilities Earnings Hit by Weather (DUK, SE, AES, AEE, LNT)

US demand for natural gas dropped this winter leading to near-record levels of storage and historically low prices. For natural gas utilities, this was not such good news. For power ...
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The 24/7 Wall St./Flame Index: Companies With The Worst News (6/30)

Battles with the US government hurt several stocks. Raymond James will pay $300 million for disputes over auction rate securities. Monsanto is under investigation for potential illegal payments to customers. ...
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Are U.S. Nuclear Power Plant Operators Really at Business Risk? (CCJ, USU, XLU, AEE, CEG, ETR, EXC, FE, PGN, SO)

It goes without saying that nuclear power has hit skid row.  The damage to the industry that has been caused by the earthquake and the tsunami which followed in Japan ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AEE, ADM, BAC, CHTR, CMA, PGN, GOLD, RTN, RF, JOE, HOT, TLB, TSN, VRSN, WYNN)

These are some of this Wednesday's key analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls.  This morning we have two key updates from late yesterday afternoon, followed ...
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The Twenty Companies Wall St. Can Trust The Most

24/7 Wall St. asked Audit Integrity to screen  companies with market caps of more than $3 billion to create a list of the firms that use the most transparent and conservative accounting programs and have "best ...
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Going Nuclear Into Elections (EXC, NRG, D, DUK, PGN, AEE)

Electric utility Exelon (NYSE:EXC) this morning revised guidance for 2008 to a range of $4.15 - $4.30 per share from $4.00 - $4.40 per share. That's measured on non-GAAP operating ...
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Higher Utility Bills Coming; Rate Relief Filed (FE, CHG, AEE, AYE, GAS)

While many utilities are reporting earnings, there is one thing that many investors will care about more than each company's results.  It seems that utilities across the board are filing ...
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